Law Enforcement Appreciation Events

Wall Expansion Project has Begun

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall to Accommodate Fallen Heroes for Next 35 Years When the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial was built in 1991, it was the first of its kind. Each year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund records law enforcement throughout the country who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line

Nationals, Cubs, Royals, Tigers, Rockies, Indians, Rays… OH MY!

This summer is turning out to be a hot one and so are the Law Enforcement Nights at Major League Baseball games across the country. We kicked off May with National Police Week in Washington, DC, where the Washington Nationals honored law enforcement on May 15 as the Nationals took on the New York Yankees. Despite the

2018 Law Enforcement Appreciation events kick off

On January 4, the 2018 Law Enforcement Appreciation events were kicked off in the Twin Cities with the Minnesota Wild. Despite the cold weather, the Wild beat the Buffalo Sabres in a final score of 6-2 as we honored Minnesota law enforcement. Our thanks to Jeff Beahen and the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association, the

Ohio law enforcement honored at NHL game

November was a busy month as the NHL hosted several Law Enforcement Appreciation Nights in honor of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. On November 17 the Columbus Blue Jackets hosted their annual First Responders/Law Enforcement Night which was a huge success. A sold-out crowd watched the Blue Jackets beat the visiting New York

MLB’s Indians, Brewers Honor Law Enforcement

The Cleveland Indians hosted their annual Law Enforcement Night on August 5 against the New York Yankees. It was an exciting night supporting and honoring law enforcement despite the Indians coming up short in a 2-1 loss before a sold-out crowd at Progressive Field. Prior to the game, Columbus (OH) Police Department Commander Robert Meader

Law Enforcement Honored By World Series Champions

On Wednesday, May 17, the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs honored area law enforcement during their annual Law Enforcement Night at Wrigley Field. More than 1,550 law enforcement officers, friends, families and supporters came out to watch the Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs won with a final score of 7-5. Everyone that

Red Sox honor Boston-area law enforcement

Monday, May 1, was a great night in Red Sox Nation as the Boston Red Sox honored Massachusetts-area law enforcement departments and officers, as well as the surrounding New England area, during the 6th annual Law Enforcement Night at Fenway Park. The evening’s recognition and remembrance of law enforcement started off with Pauline Carter-Wells of

Fallen Officer Names Buried at Museum Construction Site

Braving temperatures in the teens, Memorial Fund President and CEO Craig W. Floyd climbed down 65 feet into the construction site of the National Law Enforcement Museum. Strapped to his back as he climbed down several ladders on this December day, was a wooden box containing rubbings of names of fallen officers from the Memorial

NHL’s Blue Jackets Honor First Responders and Families

It was a great night on November 18 in downtown Columbus as the surrounding community and the State of Ohio poured into the Nationwide Arena for the annual Columbus Blue Jackets First Responders Night. Not only did this night honor Ohio First Responders, it also honored and recognized the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Honoring Our Past While Looking Toward the Future

I will always remember Vivian Eney, among many, who illustrated the importance of building the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. She impressed upon me just how much mere notes or other expressions of condolence mean to the loved ones of officers who make the ultimate sacrifice. I realized then how meaningful a lasting tribute—a national

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